Law: Stalking The Green River Killer

Police name a suspect in the serial murders of 48 women

For seven frustrating years, law-enforcement officials in the Pacific Northwest have combed the region for the mysterious Green River killer, so named because many of his victims were found near the Green River in King County, Wash. Between 1982 and 1984, when the murder spree appears to have ended, the shadowy killer may have snuffed out the lives of 48 women, most of them drifters or prostitutes, who were stabbed or strangled. After committing more than $15 million and as many as 55 officers to one of the biggest manhunts in U.S. history, police have finally identified a "viable suspect": William...

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